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Improv Everywhere to Improve Activities Fair

Improv Everywhere, the guerilla performance group that masterminds incredible public displays of silliness all over New York City, has teamed up with the (now suddenly hip) CUArts. The Mp3 Experiment Columbia University is the latest iteration of a well-established IE mission, and will definitely be the best orientation activity ever planned in the history of […]

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Foiled!

What happens when you give Columbia students 11 rolls of tin foil… Matt Jacobs, CC ’11, gave credit to the industrious schemers of this April Fools’ joke in an email: The ringleaders were Laura Vican BC ’11 and Nate Christian CC ’11, Yujie Zheng SEAS ’11 and John Haney CC ’11 were their main helpers. […]

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Bwoglines: Pimps, Pranks, and Premeds Edition

Former City Council candidate Peter Gleason accuses the J-School’s Wayne Barrett of working for a “Publishing Pimp.” (NYPost) Premed students may have more options by the time they graduate. (NYT) Feeling generous and a fan of Chowdah? Why, you’re in luck! (eBay) But not nearly as lucky as this grad student who was hit by […]

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Not-So-Spontaneous Dancing!

Multiple reports from the 209 front tell Bwog that about 10-30 people just entered 209 and played “YMCA.” A spate of vicious dancing ensued. Points to the merry pranksters for getting people to play along, with only a few points subtracted for being decked out in what several tipsters called “80s gear” and spandex. Unfortunately, […]

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BREAKING: Larry Summers appointed president of Harvard

OK, just kidding. But just for a second, the Harvard class of 2010 thought the Hutt-like former president had been brought back for the job: someone sent the gullible young ones an official-looking e-mail announcing the appointment. The buzz over at Bored@Lamont is pinning the prank on the Lampoon. The best part? The practical joke […]

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